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Donald Trump Jr. poses for photographers during a photo call in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who have already bought units in a string of Trump-branded developments. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartmentsThe eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017 photo, Sen. Dan Foreman, R-Moscow, waits for the State of the State address inside the House chambers at the state Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Foreman said Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, he would call Idaho State Police if any student affiliate from Planned Parenthood stopped by his office. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger,File)
Complaint filed against Idaho senator who yelled at studentsAn ethics complaint has been filed against an Idaho state senator after a tweet from an account purported to be the Republican lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague
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Demonstrators participate in a "lie-in" during a protest in favor of gun control reform in front of the White House, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump offers support for background checks on gun buysDozens of teens spread their bodies across the pavement outside the White House on Monday to symbolize the dead in the Florida school shooting and call for stronger gun controls
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Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictmentWhile Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" think the criminal charges are well-founded
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2016 file photo, a cyclist rides along recently installed temporary flood control walls along the low level L.A. River in Los Angeles. The US Army Corps of Engineers had installed about three miles of temporary barriers along the river through Griffith Park, Atwater Village, and Silver Lake, to increase the amount of water the river can hold during El Nino season. Members of the state Water Resources Control Board are scheduled to decide Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, whether to bring back what had been temporary water bans from California's 2013-2017 drought, and make them permanent. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
California weighs permanent restrictions for water wastersState water officials are considering whether to adopt a range of permanent restrictions against wasting water as nearly half of California again in drought
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, Donald Trump greets Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, after announcing his endorsement of Romney during a news conference in Las Vegas. Trump is endorsing Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid _ and Romney acceptsPresident Donald Trump and Mitt Romney have been at odds off and on, but they now see eye to eye on Romney's bid for a Senate seat from Utah
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In this Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 photo, Amer Othman, 57, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Amman, Jordan. Othman's life turned upside down in an instant: The Ohio entrepreneur who came to the United States 38 years ago and won praise for helping revive once-blighted downtown Youngstown, was arrested during what he thought was another check-in with immigration authorities. He was detained for two weeks and deported to his native Jordan. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows returnDeported to Jordan after 38 years in the United States, Ohio entrepreneur says he'll fight to return to Youngstown
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Protesters join in on a grassroots movement during a rally against gun violence in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Hundreds of sign-carrying, chanting protesters have converged on a downtown Los Angeles park, demanding tougher background checks and other gun-safety measures following the deadly school shooting in Florida. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law changeA hundred Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to head by bus to Florida's capital to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of massacre that claimed 17 lives
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2015, file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, center, accompanied by state House Minority Leader Rep. Frank Dermody, right, D-Allegheny, and state Rep. Joe Markosek, left, D-Allegheny, discuss state budget negotiations at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on its self-imposed deadline Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve in several seats and that Republican lawmakers challenge it in federal court. The map of Pennsylvania's 18 congressional districts is to be in effect for the May 15 primary and substantially overhauls a congressional map widely viewed as among the nation's most gerrymandered. The map was approved in a 4-3 decision. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Congressional map raises Democrats' hopes, legal test aheadThe map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections gives Democrats a boost in their mission to wrest control of the U.S. House
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In this Jan. 25, 2018 photo, Ohio State Rep. Kathleen Clyde, right, Democratic secretary of state candidate in Ohio, speaks to a supporter at a fundraiser at the Seventh Son Brewing Co. in Columbus, Ohio. Democrats are seeking to stop the losses in secretary of state races, as a national association attempts to raise money to help a targeted number of candidates. Clyde has already been endorsed by national groups such as Emily's List, which works to elect Democratic women candidates. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)
Republican gains in secretary of state posts jolt DemocratsDemocrats seek to stop losses in secretary of state races, raise money for candidates
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Feb. 6, 2018 photo, bakery workers make deserts at Danubio bakery in Caracas, Venezuela. Many long-time employees have fled the country and called from abroad to tell their former boss they're not returning, and other days word spreads of a market selling discounted flour, so everybody leaves to get in line. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meetAbsenteeism among workers is rampant in Venezuela as the oil-rich nation sinks deeper into economic and political crisis
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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